In the Air

These books feature the exploits and experiences of WW2 aircrew personnel, including pilots, navigators, engineers, radio operators, bomb aimers and air gunners...

60 Aviation Experiences

A collection of true stories contributed by members of the Scottish Saltire Branch of the Aircrew Association whose collective memory spans more than 80 years of aviation history.

60 More Aviation Experiences

Another collection of true stories by members of Scottish Saltire Branch of the Aircrew Association

619 : The History of a Forgotten Squadron

by Bryan Clark
The rediscovered history of a WW2 bomber command squadron

A Bird Over Berlin

by Tony Bird DFC
Experiences of a 61 Squadron Lancaster pilot who later became a POW at Stalag Luft III

A Member of the RAF of Indeterminate Race

by Cy Grant
The experiences of a West Indian officer in the RAF during World War II

A Pilots Notes

by Ian Rae
Poems of a World War 2 Royal Air Force Flying Instructor.

A Virginian in Best Blue

by Parke F Smith
An American pilot's experiences in the RAF 1942-46

Adventures on the Infinite Highway

by Peter Rivington
The airborne exploits of a wartime RAF ferry pilot in Africa and India and postwar as an airline pilot 1938-62

Airborne Animals and Cockpit Companions

by Colin Pateman
An illustrated account of the various animals kept as pets and mascots by wartime airmen

Baggy Pants & Warm Beer

by Peter Outridge
An illustrated account of six-months in 1944 when 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the US 82nd Airborne Division was stationed in Leicestershire

Beaufighters BOAC & Me

by Sam Wright
Experiences of a 254 Squadron Beaufighter navigator during WW2 and postwar flying with BOAC.

Bob & Audreys War

The experiences of a young British married couple separated by fate during WWII provide a unique human perspective on the wartime years.
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Carried on the Wind

by Sean Feast
Profile of Ted Manners, a Special Duties Operator with 101 Squadron RAF during World War II.

Chocks Away!

by Wing Commander John Leighton Beck DFC*
The memoirs and letters of  a WW2 bomber pilot with 214 and 159 Squadrons.

Circuits and Bumps

by Gerhard Heilig
A pilot's progress from RAF bombers to commercial airliners 1944-65

Circuses, Beats and Blenheims

by Gordon Shackleton
Memoirs of a World War II Blenheim pilot with 114 Squadron RAF.

Coastal Command Pilot

by Ted Rayner
WW2 experiences of an RAF Coastal Command pilot with 220 Squadron and 269 Squadron in Norway, Iceland and Greenland.

Corkscrew to Safety

by Thomas G Quinlan
A Lancaster tail-gunner’s tour with 103 Squadron RAF 1944/5.

Flight Plans

by Capt Bruce G. Wallace DFC & BAR

compiled and edited by Donald Wallace

A RNZAF Pilot’s experiences with RAF Bomber Command in World War II & postwar with BOAC ~ 1940-71

Fly High - Fly Low

by Eric Morgan
The three remarkable aviation careers of Leslie R Colquhoun DFC, GM, DFM - WW2  Reconnaissance Pilot; Supermarine Test Pilot and Vickers Hovercraft Pioneer.

Flying Boats, Fathers & Fate

by Trevor Richter
A tale of two RAF  flying boat pilots in the Far East during World War II and the remarkable coincidence that connected them

From 1 to 1000 Horsepower an RAF fighter pilots story

by Fergus Davidson
Experiences of a fighter pilot with 534, 91 and 229 Squadrons of the RAF during World War II.
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From Fiji to Balkan Skies

by Dennis McCaig
Experiences of a 249 Squadron Spitfire/Mustang pilot in Southern Italy and the Balkans 1943/44.

From Ypres to Georgetown

by Bob Simmons (with Sheryl Sinclair)
An Englishman’s adventures in Europe & the Far East during World War II & postwar career in Television

Gunnery Leader

by Tom Williams
Biography of Wing Cdr Ken Bastin DFC who rose through the ranks to become officer commanding of the Gunnery Leader Wing at RAF Central Gunnery School in World War II.

How I Became a Pathfinder Navigator

by Peter D Saville
My aircrew training and subsequent activities with No.35 Squadron RAF during and after World War II

In The Nick of Time

by Nick Berryman
The experiences of an RAF pilot with 276 (Air Sea Rescue) Squadron in WW2.

Just a Survivor

by Phil Potts
The WW2 experiences of a 103 Squadron Lancaster navigator who later became a POW at Stalag Luft 7.

Lance On High

by Humphrey Wynn
The wartime exploits of Wing Commander Lance C Wade DSO DFC ~ a Texan Spitfire pilot in the RAF.

Looking Backwards Over Burma

by Dennis Spencer DFC
A former Beaufighter navigator with 211 Squadron RAF recalls his  operational tour of duty in Burma and Thailand in 1944/5.

Lost In Training

by Harry Green
By charting the final hours of a single Lancaster and its crew, this book pays tribute to the thousands of young RAF airmen killed during aircrew training in World War II

Love is in the Air

edited by Jeff Pack
The revealing wartime letters and memories of an RAF pilot and his WAAF officer fiancée.

Malta Remembered – by those who were there during World War II

edited by Frank Rixon
A collection of stories about the George Cross Island of Malta contributed by military personnel who served there during the Second World War.

Memoirs of a Goldfish

by Jim Burtt-Smith
The WW2 exploits of a 115 Squadron Wellington pilot who  survived his aircraft being shot down over the North Sea.

Of Ploughs, Planes & Palliasses

by Percy Wilson Carruthers | A 223  squadron pilot's  experiences in North Africa with the Desert Air Force and as a prisoner of war 

On Laughter-Silvered Wings – a portrait of Irish aviator Paddy Kirkwood

by Howard A Hughes
Entertaining biography of charismatic Irish aviator Paddy Kirkwood, a pilot with RAF bomber command in World War II and subsequently an airline captain whose 'Irish crew' gained legendary status in post-war British European Airlines (BEA) for their high-spirited antics.
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Operation Ladbroke From Dream to Disaster

by Alec Waldron
A first hand account of the planning, execution and ultimate failure of the glider assault on Sicily in July 1943.

Over Hell and High Water

by Leslie Parsons
The author's two full operational tours as an RAF navigator with 622 Squadron of RAF Bomber Command on bombing raids over Germany and 99 Squadron operating in the Far East over vast stretches of the Indian ocean.

Pacifist to Glider Pilot

by Alec Waldron
Engaging account of a founder member of the Glider Pilot Regiment who participated in the airborne assaults at Sicily and Arnhem in WW2.

Pathfinder Force Balkans

by Geoff Curtis
The exploits of a 614 (Pathfinder) squadron flight engineer in the air over the Balkans and subsequently as a prisoner of war in Hungary during World War II

People, Planes & Providence

by Ian Roxburgh
Former RAF pilot and flying instructor recalls his exploits in World War II and the post-war years during which he flew most of the famous aircraft types of the 1940s and 50s

Per Ardua Pro Patria

by Dennis Wiltshire
The traumatic experiences of an RAF Bomber Command airman  falsely accused of LMF in WW2.

Railway to Runway – a Bomber Command navigators story

by Leslie Harris
The wartime journal and letters of a navigator with RAF Bomber Command  killed during the Second World War.
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The Elephant On My Wing – a New Zealand pilots war

by Peter A Wright | The WW2 exploits of a 211 Squadron Blenheim pilot in North Africa and Italy and subsequently as a prisoner of war and successful escapee who evaded capture
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The Exbury Junkers: A World War II Mystery

by John Stanley
Curious tale of a lone German Ju188 aircraft shot down at Exbury in 1944 under mysterious circumstances.

The Long Haul

by William Bloxham
An RAF flight engineer's experiences during WW2 with 138 (Special Duties) Squadron and subsequently as a prisoner of war in Germany.

The RAF and Me – and RAF airmans experiences in World War II

by Gordon Frost | Experiences of a former Short Stirling navigator with 570 Squadron at RAF Harwell during WW2

Un Grand Bordel

by Norman Lee & Geoffrey French
A 428 Squadron tail gunner's adventures in occupied France with the Maquis 1943/44.

Under the Red Eagle – 239 Wing DAF

by Frank Pearce
An eyewitness account of the activities of 239 Wing of the Desert Air Force in North Africa and Italy 1942-45

Well, You Wanted to Fly!

edited by Jack Burgess
Aviation tales contributed by members of the Saltire branch of the Aircrew Association

While Others Slept

by Eric Woods
An RAF observer/navigator's experiences with 106 Squadron, 144 Squadron and 61 Squadron during World War Two 1940/41.

Will We Fly Above Those Clouds?

by Michael P Sutton
A pilot's varied experiences with the RN Fleet Air Arm, De Havilland, JC Bamford, Lear Jet and Dassault 1943-73.

Wings Without Weapons

by Humphrey Wynn
A former ferry pilot with RAF Transport Command recalls his activities in Africa, the Middle East and India during World War 2.

Wot? No Engines? – Military Gliders and Operation Varsity 1945

by Alan Cooper | A collection of first-hand accounts contributed by personnel from the RAF and the Glider Pilot Regiment who participated in Operation Varsity, March 1945